East Aurora schools will remain closed on Monday, the district announced, the fifth snow day so far this year. Update -- Monday's day will not count as a snow day. It will be a superintendent's day.
The Trading Post in Springville, located on Franklin Street, will host the fourth annual "Gobble for Groceries" 4K run/2K walk on Thanksgiving Day—Thursday, Nov. 27—to benefit the Concord Community Kitchen.
The Friends of Knox Farm State Park is sponsoring its second annual Holiday Art Festival, which will feature the work of nearly 100 professional artists from Western New York.
The annual Art for AIDS Orphans event, now in its eighth year, will be held at The Roycroft Inn on South Grove Street in East Aurora on Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 1-7 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
This holiday season, the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce is continuing to promote its “Shop Local” initiative with an opportunity for shoppers to win prizes by making purchases at any retailer, restaurant or service provider in the Village of East Aurora or towns of Aurora, Colden, Elma, Holland, Marilla and Wales. This promotion began Friday, Nov. 14 and continues through Friday, Dec. 19.
The last “Car Talk” show I heard on WBFO before we learned of the sad passing of Click (or Clack) Tom Magliozzi—he of the infectious, cackling laugh and the occasionally useful and always philosophical advice about car repair—featured a listener’s call that got me to thinking. The listener told of parking his car in a huge shopping center lot, only to find it missing when he came back. Eventually it turned up a few hundred yards from where he had left it. Tom and Ray theorized that someone with an identical frequency on his remote locking device had mistaken the car for his own, driven a few hundred yards before he realized something wasn’t quite right and bailed out of the situation.
After losing out by 12 points last year in the Section VI swimming championship, the Iroquois girls team came back determined and posted a big win to earn the Class B title.